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UN expert calls for international pressure on N Korea over abductions

A United Nations human rights investigator has recommended that international pressure be put on North Korea as part of a multi-pronged strategy to know the fate of hundreds of foreign nationals......

UN 'regrets' Alamuddin's decision to not serve on Gaza probe

The United Nations has expressed regret that noted human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin will not be able to serve on an independent inquiry commission that will investigate possible human rights......

Why SL's 'lies' on death of Prabhakaran's son may soon get exposed

A recent inquiry report by the Geneva-headquartered Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has cast serious aspersions on the claims of the Sri Lankan government over alleged war crimes......

Justice Ganguly rules out resignation from WBHRC

Notwithstanding the growing clamour for his resignation as chairman of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission, former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly on Tuesday ruled it out. "No, I......

US welcomes passage of UNHRC resolution on Lanka

The United States has welcomed the passage of a resolution on Sri Lanka sponsored by it at the United Nations Human Rights Commission, saying the vote sent a clear signal to Colombo that the......

'The change from pessimism to confidence is a major achievement'

'This has to be seen in the context not only of the legacy we inherited, but also of global economic weakness.''If after inheriting the very bad situation we have reached this level despite......

RBI chief's appointment: No clarity yet on selection panel's role

  It is the Prime Minister and the Finance Minister’s prerogative on how they want the appointment process to be. The government has left unclear the mandate of the selection committee......

Gujarat model of development: More hype than substance

The Vibrant Gujarat summit in 2013, under Chief Minister Narendra Modi's watch. With facts and figures, the CAG report has highlighted how Gujarat was far from a role model for states across......

Get ready for Maharashtra's first 'aam-aadmi' Budget

'We will abolish Local Body Tax in this year's Budget' 'Our government will never think about money when helping needy farmers' 'Our next budget will be completely based on the feedback from the......

Get ready for Maharashtra's first 'aam-aadmi' Budget

'We will abolish Local Body Tax in this year's Budget' 'Our government will never think about money when helping needy farmers' 'Our next budget will be completely based on the feedback from the......
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Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights hears from human rights institutions and civil society from the United Kingdom, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, and Angola.

) - The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights this morning heard from civil society organizations from the United Kingdom, the former... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/committee-economic-social-and-cultural-rights-hears-human-rights-institutions-and-civil-society-unit
Bangladesh atrocities scrutinised in Westminster

A meeting in Westminster this week focused on drawing attention to the current situation of religious minorities in Bangladesh. Hosted by MP Bob... ...

http://www.sundayguardianlive.com/world/5784-bangladesh-atrocities-scrutinised-westminster
State steps up war to combat silicosis menace

Jaipur: Rajasthan, the first state in the country to form the Rajasthan Environment and Health Administrative Board (REHAB), was also the first to... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/State-steps-up-war-to-combat-silicosis-menace/articleshow/53349999.cms
Pak PM Sharif’s party sweeps PoK elections

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said Kashmir will be part of Pakistan one day. Backing the Kashmiris’ struggle in Kashmir against... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/pak-pm-sharif-s-party-sweeps-pok-elections-644
Putin wants independent commission

Putin Moscow: President Vladimir Putin on Friday called for the creation of an independent commission with foreign experts to address problems... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160723/jsp/sports/story_98333.jsp

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